Handling God’s Word With Your Words – Part 2

Ava Pennington equips Christian writers with four important principles for handling God’s Word accurately. … More Handling God’s Word With Your Words – Part 2

Handling God’s Word with Your Words  – Part 1

Do you communicate a biblical worldview when you write? This is not hte same as being preachy! … More Handling God’s Word with Your Words  – Part 1

Are You Independent?

Are You Independent? Fireworks begin in my neighborhood way before July 4th. But I wonder if some revelers are more interested in making noise than in celebrating the anniversary of our nation’s independence. Independence. It’s in our country’s DNA. As American citizens, it’s also in our individual DNA. We don’t bow to anyone or anything. … More Are You Independent?

How Do I Find Free Images for My Manuscript? by Nancy I. Sanders

Good news! A couple years ago I was offered a new book contract. More news—I was required to find and acquire the photographs. Bad news? I used to think so. But with over 100 published books under my belt for publishers big and small, I had faced this challenge before. At first it felt confusing. … More How Do I Find Free Images for My Manuscript? by Nancy I. Sanders

Greater Love Hath No Man by Gail Cartee

A Memorial Day devotional that points to Christ. … More Greater Love Hath No Man by Gail Cartee

Leaving a Legacy

Six years of upstairs and downstairs entanglements and drama. Six years of pomp and circumstance. Six years of loyalties and betrayals. Six years of secrets and celebrations. All ending in 2016 at the end of season six. But it didn’t end there. Downton Abbey, the movie, released in 2019. And another Downton movie releases this … More Leaving a Legacy

10 Journal Prompts for Writers

Strengthen your writing voice with 10 Journal Prompts for Writers. … More 10 Journal Prompts for Writers

Small Writings

Small Writings Do you despise small beginnings? When we fix our sights on a book contract, it’s easy to dismiss anything smaller as unworthy of our efforts. But doing so could be a huge mistake. I’m a big believer in the benefit of “small writings.” The first payment I received for my writing was a … More Small Writings

The Role of the Holy Spirit in Our Writing

We know Jesus promised His Spirit would live in His followers. But what role does the Holy Spirit have in our writing? Join me in examining some familiar Bible verses from a writer’s perspective: The Holy Spirit is always with us (Jn. 14:16) Ever feel as if your writing life is the equivalent of a … More The Role of the Holy Spirit in Our Writing

How Save the Cat Saved My Novel by Marianne Hering

Save the Cat Saves Your Novel–in more than one way! … More How Save the Cat Saved My Novel by Marianne Hering